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Reshaping the Industry

Three actions are necessary to build a thriving, profitable and durable construction industry:

  • Acceptance.  Recognize current situations and challenges and accept they are real.
  • Leadership.  Embrace core values and principles as innovators and leaders.
  • Solutions.  Collaborate among owners, contractors and workforce for solutions.
What challenges is the construction industry facing?  What principles, like sustainable value and social responsibility, should industry leaders embrace?  Where will the solutions come from?
Associated Builders and Contractors released the following statement on the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Construction spending declines in September; employment rises over 12 months in most metros.
In this situation, we adjust our processes to be prepared for the unknown. Or, more specifically, we adjust the language in our bids and contracts to be as flexible as we have to...
Estimating job costs is becoming increasingly difficult for construction contracts. Competitive bidding practices, rising labor and material costs, delays in obtaining permits,...
On October 28, Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston (ABC) hosted its annual Excellence in Construction Awards (EIC), which showcased fifty-three projects built...
Associated Builders and Contractors call attention to a new report that highlights the negative economic impact of controversial government-mandated project labor agreements...
Specialty contractor Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing utilized 3D scanning to save money and time while installing the two-tiered terrace for the new Westin Irving...
September construction employment lags February 2020 level in 35 states; ABI signals growth ahead
Unusually, materials costs and contractors’ bid prices both declined from August to September, but the gap between the two prices remained wide over the latest 12 months. The...